Dr. Laura D. Edler
Courses Regularly Taught:
Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
Current Research Interests:
Troubled youth, Adolescent at risk, Adolescent Behavior, Benefit of social workers in the school system, Parenting Styles, Children with incarcerated parents, Grandparents as Parents, and Kinship Care.
Community and Professional Service:
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a public service organization, Knights of St. Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary, Sickle Cell Disease Association of Escambia County, President of Sickle Cell Disease Association of Florida, Incorporated, providing services for individuals and families impacted by sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait, Englewood Neighborhood Improvement Association, Escambia County Poll worker, and the O.J. Semmes Elementary School Advisory Committee. Book reviewer - Carnegie Publications and Sage Publications